Night at the Movies

Jessica Biel (from left), Noah Lomax and Gerard Butler star in Playing for Keeps, which opens Friday, Dec. 7.

new this week


PLAYING FOR KEEPS (PG-13): A down-on-his luck former soccer star returns home to put his life back together. Looking for a way to rebuild his relationship with his son, he gets roped into coaching the boy’s soccer team. Exchange, Evans



ALEX CROSS (PG-13): Alex Cross is on a collision course with the serial killer Picasso. Masters (opens 12/7)

BRAVE (PG): Merida turns to a witch for help and is granted an ill-fated wish. Masters

THE CAMPAIGN (R): A blundering congressman faces a newcomer. Masters (ends 12/6)

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES (PG-13): Terrorist leader Bane forces Batman to resurface. Masters

END OF WATCH (R): Young Los Angeles police officers patrol the city’s meanest streets. Exchange (opens 12/7)

THE COLLECTION (R): When Elena’s friends take her to a secret party, she never imagined she would become the latest victim of The Collector, a psychopathic killer. Exchange, Evans

FLIGHT (R): A pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation reveals something troubling. Exchange, Evans

FUN SIZE (PG 13): A girl finds popularity might not be what she really wants. Masters

HOUSE AT THE END OF THE STREET (PG-13): Sarah and her daughter find the house of their dreams and learn the small town has a chilling secret. Masters

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (PG): Dracula’s lavish resort is where monsters and their families can live it up. Exchange

KILLING THEM SOFTLY (R): Brad Pitt plays an enforcer out to get some thugs who stole from the mob. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE LIFE OF PI (PG): Pi, a zookeeper’s son, finds himself in the company of a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan and a tiger after a shipwreck sends them adrift. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LINCOLN (PG-13): In a nation divided by war, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LOOPER (R): When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send the target 30 years into the past, where a “looper” – a hired gun, like Joe – is waiting. One day, the mob sends back Joe’s future self. Masters

THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN (PG): After an infertile couple plants their hopes for a child in the garden, a young boy emerges from the soil. Masters

PITCH PERFECT (PG-13): A group of college singers fights to the top of music competitions. Evans (ends 12/6)

RED DAWN (PG-13): The U.S. has been invaded, and a small Northwestern town is the initial target. A group of residents fights to take back their freedom. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS (PG): Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost band together against the evil spirit Pitch. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SILENT HILL: REVELATION (R): A woman must descend into the bowels of hell to find her father. Masters

SKYFALL (PG-13): As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must destroy the threat. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken

TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE (PG-13): An aging baseball scout tries to hold onto his job. Masters (ends 12/6)

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 2 (PG-13): Bella, Edward and the rest of the clan seek help to protect their family against the Volturi. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WRECK-IT RALPH (PG): Arcade-game character Wreck-It Ralph is tired of always being the “bad guy” and losing to his “good guy” opponent, Fix-It Felix. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

Now showing

Evans Stadium Cinemas: 4365 Towne Center Drive, Evans; (706) 869-1269

Masters Value Cinemas: 2824 Washington Road; (706) 736-4444

Regal Aiken Mall Cinema 8: 300 East Gate Drive, Aiken;
(803) 641-0900

Regal Augusta Exchange 20 & IMAX:
1144 Agerton Lane; (706) 667-6653 or (706) 667-8585

Monetta Drive-In in Monetta, S.C., is now closed for the season; (803) 685-7949,